Be Conscious Chia seeds are an unprocessed, whole-grain food that can be absorbed by the body as seeds. One ounce contains 139 calories, 4 grams of protein, 9 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates and 11 grams of fiber, plus vitamins and minerals.
The mild, nutty flavor of chia seeds makes them easy to add to foods and beverages. They are most often sprinkled on cereal, sauces, vegetables, rice dishes, or yogurt or mixed into drinks and baked goods. They can also be mixed with water and made into a gel.
Warriors used to have Chia seeds for gaining high energy and endurance. Some used to say that a spoonful can sustain them for 24 hours. In the Mayan language, Chia means strength. It was also known as a runner’s foods as it was a fuel provider while running long distances. Although tiny, but these superseeds host a lot of health benefits.
Be Conscious Chia Seeds are highly valued for their nutritional properties. They contain dietary fibre, protein, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins (A, B, D, and E) and certain minerals like calcium, copper, phosphorous, zinc and potassium. Devoid of any preservatives and artificial colours or flavours, our chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse with ample health benefits.
It can increase the performance for workouts as it is dense in nutrients. Being a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals, they improve the overall health of the body and keep you active throughout. It is a rich source of calcium which improves the mineral bone density and prevents you from the risk of osteoporosis.
Be Conscious Chia Seeds rich in fibre and fibre helps in keeping your stomach fuller for longer time. They also reduce food craving as they prevent some of the food from getting absorbed into the system. It also improves the digestive health by preventing binge eating.
A good source of omega-3 fatty acid present in these Chia Seeds are highly essential in protecting the heart from several cardiovascular diseases. The presence of minerals like magnesium in these seeds improve the blood circulation in the heart and keeps the heart healthy.